Victim Blaming: How We Do It, Why We Do It, and the Price We All Pay

Recently I read an article about a survivor of a grizzly crime. I found myself feeling I would have responded to the attack differently, better of course. This snap judgment gave me a quick reassurance that I could manage the unmanageable. But I wasn’t there, I wasn’t traumatized, I wasn’t the one whose life was… Continue reading Victim Blaming: How We Do It, Why We Do It, and the Price We All Pay

Sexual Citizens: Sex, Power, and Assault on College Campuses

Groundbreaking Research Sexual Citizens, by Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan, offers a new paradigm for understanding and addressing the persistent problem of sexual assault on college campuses. It is the culmination of five years of research presented with clarity, empathy, and powerful stories of young people who are both survivors and perpetrators of assault. It… Continue reading Sexual Citizens: Sex, Power, and Assault on College Campuses